AGM and Open Meeting

Date: 28 April, 2024
Time: 12:45pm - 4pm
Location: St. Andrew’s Eaton Church Hall, Church Lane, Norwich, NR4 6NW

Guest speaker: Tanya Curry, Chief Executive Office MND Association

Coffee Mornings

Branch coffee mornings are continuing online and will start at 11:30am on the second Wednesday of every month.

2024 Dates: 10 January, 14 February, 13 March, 10 April, 8 May, 12 June, 10 July, 14 August, 11 September, 9 October, 13 November, 11 December.

The online coffee mornings are informal gatherings for people with MND and their carers. Please email [email protected] if you would like to receive a link to one of the meetings, which will be held using Zoom. Let her know if you would like to receive the link on a regular basis. We hope you will feel welcome and find them a relaxed way to meet and socialise. If you need to talk to someone after the meeting just let us know and one of us will get back to you.

We also host face to face coffee mornings at Notcutts Garden Centre in Norwich and at the coffee shop at Cherry Lane. They all take place on Wednesdays with dates given below. 

Location: Notcutts Garden Centre, Daniels Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6QP

Time: 11am – 1pm

2024 Dates: 17 January, 21 February, 20 March, 17 April, 15 May, 19 June, 17 July, 21 August, 18 September, 16 October, 20 November.

LocationThe coffee shop at Cherry Lane - South View Nurseries, Beccles Road, Fritton, NR31 9EU

Time: 11am – 1pm

2024 Dates:   31 January, 28 February, 27 March, 24 April, 29 May, 26 June, 31 July, 28 August, 25 September, 30 October, 27 November.

Due to the merge of the Kings Lynn Group and the Norfolk, Norwich and Waveney Branch, we also have a coffee morning held in Kings Lynn.

Location: Dobbies Garden Centre, Campbells Meadow, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 4WQ

Time: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

2024 Dates: 24 January, 20 March, 15 May, 17 July, 18 September, 20 November.

Those attending face to face meetings are respectfully asked to take a lateral flow test on the day, this is to reduce the risk of spreading infection to those living with MND.

We will replace your lateral flow test when you arrive so that you are not out of pocket.

Online support

South East Region Online Groups on Zoom

What:              Online group for carers only led by Lisa Burnard (Area Support Co-ordinator)

When:              First Tuesday of the Month - 11 am - 12:00 pm

Description:   “A virtual cuppa and friendly chat with other carers in the South East”

Contact:         [email protected] 


What:             Online group for carers only led by Justine Cox (Area Support Co-ordinator)

When:            Last Wednesday of each month 6.30 pm-7.30 pm 

Description:   “Looking after you – an evening virtual support group”

Contact:         [email protected] 


What:              PMA-PLS support group led by TBC*

When:             Second Monday of each month 5 pm- 6 pm 

Description:   “Meet up with other people living with or affected by PLS or PMA”

Contact:         [email protected] 


What:             PILOT GROUP MND Veterans group led by Dawn Pond (ASC)

When:            Fourth Wednesday of each month from 2:30 pm-3:30 pm 

Description:   “A different type of support. Not just about MND but about you, your background, and common interests”

Contact:         [email protected] 


What:              South East region Peer to Peer support group led by Dawn Pond (ASC) 

When:             Third Tuesday of each month - 11:00 - 12:30 

Description:   “Regional group, the opportunity to meet others with MND across the region”

Contact:         [email protected] or [email protected]